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How to loop cut a hexagon into 8 parts [duplicate]

I'd like to cut a hexagonal cylinder into 8 parts. I don't understand why the cut isn't going all around it, but instead it is just on one face. Anyone know how to fix this?
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How to connect multiple edges?

I have created a bunch of edge loops on this object and would like to fill these edges while maintaining quads, Instead of pressing the F key to fill the space and have Ngons, how do I efficiently ...
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Bevel Clipping/Stopping Point?

Sometimes I bevel two edge loops right next to each other that will end up touching each other. This means that when I bevel them they will eventually meet, and they will have the potential to ...
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Can't use Knife Tool to cut across specific loop side

Trying to use the Knife tool to cut a box out of these 2 edge loops. Problem being, the knife doesn't add a single cut when LMB on top of them. It does, however, work when i do the same thing on the ...
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Why a new 'merged' mesh is created when adding multiple loop cuts?

I'm just introduced to loop cuts which add more vertices to the mesh but for me it seems to be creating a new 'merged' mesh. I have no clue why especially since I can account for all the the meshes in ...
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How can I turn this into a perfect cylinder

During modeling, I often find myself having this problem. How can I turn the following face loop into a perfect cylinder?
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Un-Subdivide Sapling Mesh - Or High Poly to Low Poly

I am ultimately trying to take a sapling tree mesh and create a low poly mesh out of it. So I am manually removing small branches and doing edge loop deletions by hand. Auto un-subdivide modifier does ...
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how to make a looped tree animation

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1JRAxkJbHyj0gtSgTsOzVZ0HdNVD8b3Mm/view?usp=sharing I create a tree using the Mtree addon I put a skeleton on it to make animation using python I write the command bpy....
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What does the term “support loop” specifically mean?

I want to enter a 3d modelling contest of a game for the skin of a character and one of the guideline was to "Remember to keep support loops for joints in the same place." What does that ...
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Loop cuts create issues

When adding loop cuts to my mesh (supposed to become the hood of a car), this creates a little mound in the middle of it. Does anybody know how to avoid this? Thanks in advance :)
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How may I get a single stripe of color to flow along an object?

I'm toying around and trying to get a single red stripe to flow along the length of a cylinder. I'm trying to copy ideas from this tutorial, but I can't quite get it right. I made a gradient with ...
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Connect 4 vertices to create a square plane, that is a solid loop around

alt clicking an edge, highlights multiple edges, but not the ones I'm expecting. Is it possible to connect 4 vertices together so when I alt click, those 4 edges will be highlighted? Right now, the ...
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Making Multiple Loop Cuts

I have a cylinder that I want to make many loop cuts in so I can reshape it. (Loops cuts are around the perimeter, i.e. rings) I'm using Blender 2.8. Every tutorial tells me I can add a loop cut, ...
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Artifacts at particular edges after Subdivision modifier [duplicate]

So, the problem is basically visible at the pictures. The edges (the vertical one at the corner and the horizontal one going all the way to the back) seem "pinched" after adding subdivision ...
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Looping certain frames

I've been trying to wrap my head around how to go about this and so far have come up with nothing. I'm trying to create a loop out of a number of keyframes in my animation sequence of 130 keyframes. ...
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LoopTools: Circle Modifier just mangles my mesh

I have a very straightfoward area that I need to turn a mesh into a Circle using LoopTools. Here is the area on the mesh and the before and after: No matter how I configure those axis-locks and ...
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Is that the right approach for modelling this shape?

I'm a beginner with Blender and I'm doing some basic hard-surface modelling exercises. I am struggling with understanding the right approach to take. The rules of exercise are: use only quads do not ...
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Looping cut with the same length

did you guys have any trick on how to snap the loop cut with the same side length of the box? what I usually did is I always do count the length of the side then calculate the value to match the ...
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Lighting Glitch when adding Divisions

I am having an issue when adding divisions, either through loop cut tool or subdividing, that creates visual glitching. I have smooth shading turned on, and edges marked as sharp. This is not ...
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How can I get my foam to loop seamlessly along with my water simulation?

So I have a water simulation set up with foam and everything doing what it should and looking great, but my issues arise when it comes to animating it. Specifically making it loop. The water itself ...
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How to use an instanced object on a second loop

I have this object (Cube) and is being intanced 10 times, I need to istantiate (instance_xxxxx_x) another loop to get info about its location, is it posible? Blender 2.83.5 Animation nodes 2.1 (stable)...
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How can I loop a 2D grease pencil animation within a longer animation?

My goal is to create an animation of a boids particle system. Each boid should be an instance of a 2d grease pencil animation. The problem is that the grease pencil animation stops before the boid ...
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loopable array along a curve

I've looked through the possible answers to my question. but nothing really... I have a spiral curve, and an object array'd to that with array, and curve modifiers. works fine, but I want to animate ...
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Animation Nodes loops and Python

I am starting with the animation nodes and I am trying to replace as many nodes as possible with Python code; it is especially nice for the math. However, now I am stuck with the looping. Is it ...
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Animation looping not seamless

I'm working on a looping character animation, but no matter what I try, the "seam" of the loop is always jerky and clearly visible. The keyframes are all set to vector and I made sure to ...
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How do I distribute objects along an edge loop?

I am modeling a leather chair with a curved back. It is like a chaise lounge. I hame modeled the wooden frame and the curved leather cushion. I modeled the cushion and on the back side created an ...
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Shader Node: How to loop a value input

I have created a graphic item in Shader using nodes, I would like to automate this graphic by looping a section, I have tried using keyframes to link a Value_Input_Node to a music track, but it will ...
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Merge edges by distance in center?

I have been working on a mirrored mesh. Now I want to apply the mirror modifier and sew the middle edge loop of the mesh together by selecting it and merging the faces by distance. So I choose Merge ...
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Marble rolls in a cylinder smooth animation

I have tried everything. To smoothly get the marble into the cylinder and that it rolls through the cylinder. And then goes out of the cylinder again. I also tried to animate frame by frame but then ...
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How can I offset the time inside a loop

i´m relatively new to working with Animation Nodes in Blender and coding in general. I am trying to achieve something propably very easy but after a lot of trial and error and googling i didnt manage ...
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Loop Cuts not working on previously hidden faces

Sometimes when using the Loop Cut tool (on something like a cylinder made of quads) I'll hide some faces because I don't want the cut to apear on all of them. When I make the cut and then un-hide the ...
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Tilt a loop cut without affecting the whole form

I want to rotate a loop cut from this: to this: If I simply rotate it, it would affect the whole form: which isn't what I want. I know in this particular case, I could've use a knife tool to cut ...
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Join NLA actions from multiple objects

I have 4 animations (one of each leg and arm of my lego man). I want to be able to loop these animations multiple times throughout the scene to make the man walk. Currently in the NLA Editor it has a ...
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Loop cut stops at quad

How come this loop won't connect all the way around? The direction and topology seems to be correct. There are 6 vertices selected here with a box select, and I've done "Merge by distance" ...
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Loop imported video in Blender Model

I think this is a bit of a unconventional question, but! I have a few videos (.mp4) imported into my blender model - I've done this through [Import -> Images as Planes]. I am trying to create an ...
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I'd like to add an edge loop around not connected faces

So, I'd like to add something like edge loop around these faces to manipulate them (e.g. change size in the middle of each. I'm making a broom, by the way. ).
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2.8+ Python: Get UV Loops

I want to get UV Loops lists of selected UV points. UV Loops should be sorted so that I could Align them. Is it possible? https://i.imgur.com/N87YT4u .png
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Edge loop reduction at the wrist

Is this a good idea? Is this going to cause trouble when animating the hand bending and twisting? If it's incorrect, please could you help and advise where would be the best place to reduce edge loops ...
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Extrude edge loop along the 'average edge normal' direction

I have a following setup: a curve aligned to one of the main axes (e.g. z), so every vertex of that curve has z = same value. I want to extrude and offset the new vertices along the direction locally ...
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Better way to retopo?

I want to pass a couple edge loops through the abdomen, but as you can see, the edge loops pass all the way around the side, up the back, neck, head, and down the front. I've been practicing ...
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How can I infinitely loop a png sequnce in blender?

Imagine I have a transparent png sequence of a bird flying that takes 1 second each loop. How can I import the png sequence into blender, and loop it infinitely in a way that I can then drag the ...
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How to avoid creases on certain areas of a model when using subdivision modifier

Sharp edges Bacically while trying to sharpen edges of one part of my model it causes another part of model, which needs to be smooth, to become sharper. I understand why this is happening but I ...
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How to turn a stable file to loop [closed]

Just to be clear I'm total new and I'm using Blender. In my first attempt I made a stable image and now i want my sea moving and a stable object to spin at the same time making a loop. If anyone could ...
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What is the theory behind loops? How can I select the entire edge loop in this case?

I fail to develop an intuition when it comes to the working of loops in blender Geometry created from manipulating a cube, all the faces are quads All the inner loops are continuous, in both the ...
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Scale an edge loop to match another

I were trying to scale edge loop A so it would be the same size as edge loop B: Intuitively I scaled and snapped like this: But now A is slightly bigger than B. My snapping settings and pivot point ...
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Blender 2.8 - CTRL+R not working(loop cut and slide tool)

Pressing CTRL+R on the attached file does not activate the loop and cut tool. Why is this tool not working in this context? Thank you.
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Bevelling edge at the center doesn't take the shape of the object

I'm trying to bevel the center loopcut that I made but the bevel doesn't take the shape of the object. I have tried applying the rotation and scale but that had no effect. Is there a way to fix this? ...
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How can I deselect a loop cut layer of vertices?

I have tried a few ways to deselect a layer of vertices, however I am a little stuck. I can deselect 1 vertice (Shift+select vertice). I can deselect multiple vertices (Ctrl+Shift+LMB > drag lasso ...
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How to create an arch with bridge edge loops consistently

I am trying to create an arch. I followed the instructions from 2:49 time at How to use Array to build an arch - Blender 2.8 Tutorial and got it to work, but then after that, it failed to work again ...
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How can I light an object for a turntable animation?

I need to make a turntable animation for an object, but I am not sure how to light it to get a consistent light all around? What is the best way to approach this?